Posts Tagged Horse racing

Bob Baffert has top 2 early favorites for Kentucky Derby

Exercise rider Jorge Alvarez rides Kentucky Derby hopeful American Pharoah during a workout at Churchill Downs Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — American Pharoah was made the early 5-2 favorite Wednesday for the 141st Kentucky Derby, with Dortmund the second choice in the full field of 20 horses, giving trainer Bob Baffert the top two choices on the morning line.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Owner names top thoroughbreds after European soccer clubs

Kaleem Shah, owner of Kentucky Derby hopeful Dortmund, wears the jersey of German soccer club Borussia Dortmund, Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Beth Harris)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Two of the great passions in Kaleem Shah’s life are horse racing and soccer.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

22 horses entered for 141st Kentucky Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Twenty-two horses have been entered for Saturday’s Kentucky Derby, two more than the maximum field of 20.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Derby entrant Itsaknockout touts Mayweather-Pacquiao fight

Kentucky Derby hopeful Itsaknockout is ridden by exercise rider Carlos Cano during a morning workout at Churchill Downs Tuesday, April 28, 2015, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The worlds of horse racing and boxing will cross paths at the Kentucky Derby.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

At 79, D. Wayne Lukas chases another Kentucky Derby win

Trainer D. Wayne Lukas watches horses workout at Churchill Downs Tuesday, April 28, 2015, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Trainer D. Wayne Lukas has a more relaxed attitude about the Kentucky Derby at this late stage of his Hall of Fame career.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,